Distance Running Training Tips

10 Training Tips The purpose of training is to prepare for competition: the goal of a competitive runner is to be prepared on race day. Hard workout days should be challenging but attainable: achieve the workout goals, if the workout is too easy, rethink the next training session, not the current workout. ┬áControl the workout …

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Track and Field Plyometrics

Plyometric Training THE PURPOSE To improve speed, power, rhythm, event specific strength, and endurance: depending on the exercises, recovery period, and repetitions. THE SCIENCE Plyometrics work because the exercises improve the rate of contraction by overloading the neuromuscular system. This is achieved by pre-stretching or shortening of the muscle fibers followed by a rapid dynamic …

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